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Mr. Ruff created Triumph Real Estate Corporation in 1998 for the purpose of seeking and pursuing innovative new approaches to commercial property investment, development, operations and corporate services. Based in Denver, Colorado, Triumph is active in multiple markets throughout the United States.
Mr. Ruff is responsible for leading the firm’s investment and development business, finding opportunities and visualizing operational plans capable of creating maximum value in real estate assets. He is also primarily responsible for sourcing, building and maintaining relationships with Triumph’s financial partners and clients, and supervising acquisition, disposition, Asset Management and Property Operations activities.
Mr. Ruff earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economy from Michigan State University’s James Madison College in 1989. He is involved with several trade and business organizations including the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and the Downtown Denver Partnership (DDP), and was involved with the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) for several years.
Also active in the community, Mr. Ruff is a regular volunteer at the Parker Task Force food bank and is involved in several ministries and committees at Ave Maria Catholic Church and School in Parker. He also served on the Board of Directors of Brokers Benefiting Kids (BBK) for eight years from 1998-2006, serving as the Chairman of the event in 2004. He currently lives in Parker, Colorado with his wife Barbara and their two children, Cydney and Sabrina.
Working in Commercial Real Estate since 1989
From 1996-1998, Mr. Ruff served as the Director of Investment Services at Coldwell Banker Commercial in Denver, responsible for creating an institutional quality investment sales division for the company as the firm re-emerged from the CB Commercial divestiture. From 1994-1996, Mr. Ruff was Asset Manager and Development Associate at Pacifica Holding Company, a boutique investment and development firm that grew into Denver’s largest commercial landlord before selling it’s $700 million portfolio in the mid-1990’s. From 1989-1994, Mr. Ruff was a top leasing broker at Cushman & Wakefield’s Detroit, Michigan office.